Jane Doe

Jane Doe

a fictitious name used in legal proceedings for a female party whose true name is not known.

1935–40; feminine of John Doe

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John Doe definition

[ˈdʒɑn ˈdo]
  1. n.
    a name used for a person whose real name is unknown. : The tag on the corpse said Jane Doe, since no one had identified her., John Doe was the name at the bottom of the check.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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